Engine Table Lift

Paul Diagnostician Connecticut Posted   Latest  

Looking to buy an engine table lift. The model from AGA Looks amazing. 4.5k makes me pause. Any input?

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Julio Owner/Technician
Maryland
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We have the AGA table lift and highly recommend it. Well built and very versatile. Considering the price of other tables I have seen, I think its a fair price.

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Paul Diagnostician
Connecticut
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Thanks. Have not seen anything close so far. Just thought I would ask the collective genius that is Diagnostic Network their thoughts...

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Bill Service Manager
Virginia
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I stumbled at the price also, but based on the recommendations of others, we bought it. It has proven to be an excellent investment. Well designed, well built and well supported. If you buy it, ask for the kit to slow the descent rate. It may now be standard, but it was a free upgrade when we bought ours.

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Paul Diagnostician
Connecticut
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Thank you. Ordering one before the month is out...

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Jeff Owner/Technician
New York
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Through my networking in the Porsche community, the shops that bought them absolutely loved them until they lowering valve would not stop lowering, they were in the middle of dropping a Porsche engine and it just kept lowering as if you were holding it to lower, one of the techs had to keep pumping it to stop it from lowering while another tech figured a way to stop it. This happened to a few…

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Bill Service Manager
Virginia
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Hey Jeff, We had the same problem once, but it essentially was our fault. The unit has two lowering levers: one foot and one hand, and they operate the same valve. The hand lever is cable operated (think caliper brakes on your first real bicycle) and we inadvertently pulled the sheath out of the collar, which kept the inner cable taught, thus lowering. We since sorted out the cable adjustment…

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Scott Owner
British Columbia
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Hi Paul, We have this one and have been quite pleased with it: globalindustrial​.​ca/p/material-han…

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Glen Owner/Technician
Illinois
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Scott, We also have this table and use it for a lot more then just powertrain jobs.

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Eric Technical Support Specialist
New York
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Check out the Harbor Freight Motorcycle lift table. We purchased 2 of theses and have been using them to drop and install BMW N62, N63 , S65 and S85 with front axle support and trans. They work well.

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